WhatsApp seems to be successfully manifesting itself on every platform. The company has developed apps for the iPhone, Android, Blackberry, Windows Phone, and even some Nokia devices, all refraining the desktops to use anything else but the web client. Currently, mobile devices are needed to complete a laptop or desktop’s requests to logon using a […]
Blackberry is rolling out a video calling beta feature to its BBM app for Android users in Canada and the USA.
BlackBerry is joining the push for mobile video chatting capabilities with the latest update to BBM. Video calling is (finally) rolling out to the BBM users, but only those enrolled in the beta and in North America.
We live in the Age of Apps. What began as handy add-on programs on BlackBerry devices and first-generation smartphones are now ubiquitous in the mobile market. In fact, Americans spend at least half of all digital media time on mobile...Show More Summary
PRIV by BlackBerry is the first BlackBerry device to use the more popular Android operating system. But it turns out that's not all that might lure business users back to their once beloved BlackBerry brand.
A new update gives Android, iOS, and BlackBerry device owners unlimited access to Retract and Timer.
BlackBerry has announced its latest move to remain relevant: making all the privacy and control features within its BBM messaging app completely free to use. The company first launched its Retract and Timer features within the cross-platform BBM app back in 2014, and though they were free to use initially they later represented part of […]
Native apps are soooooo 2015, says BlackBerry, and web apps are the new black Facebook isn't abandoning BlackBerry after all, throwing the ailing mobility outfit a bone in the form of a web application.…
BlackBerry 10 is on life support, with few sales and fewer devices. It's in such a bad state that the company has switched its attention to Android, giving developers little reason to support its own operating system. Facebook jumped ship earlier this month, announcing that it would end support for its apps later this year. Show More Summary
When Facebook announced it was dropping support for its native app on BlackBerry’s in-house mobile operating system, users of BlackBerry 10 were understandably upset – it’s one of the world’s most popular websites and lots of people use it to keep in touch on a minute-by-minute basis. Show More Summary
BlackBerry will take its victories where it can get them these days, no matter how small. Today, the company announced a modest reprieve for users of its BlackBerry 10 and BBOS devices when it said it had reached a compromise to keep a web-based version of the Facebook app available on its platform. The news […]
WhatsApp's earlier announcement that it's leaving the BlackBerry ecosystem was apparently only the beginning of Facebook's exodus from the platform. The world's biggest social network and its Messenger app will stop working on the BlackBerry OS, including BB10, by the end of 2016. Show More Summary
With 1.44 billion mobile monthly active users as of Dec. 2015, Facebook is the most popular mobile app in the world. Unfortunately for BlackBerry users, they won't be a part of this statistic come year-end, as Facebook will stop supporting...Show More Summary
Calls BlackBerry faithful to launch hashtag protest, pays Twitter to update app.
Last week, Facebook decided to drop support for BlackBerry’s mobile OS, which means its app will soon cease to work on the company’s devices. Once the app disappears from BlackBerry World, users will have to visit the social network’s site to access it. Show More Summary
"We are extremely disappointed in their decision as we know so many users love these apps," BlackBerry says.
BlackBerry's purple patch is well and truly over after Facebook pulled support for its social media app from the struggling mobile platform, with WhatsApp set to follow suit by years' end.
Social networks decide one per cent market share isn't worthy of native app support The writing probably appeared on the wall when WhatsApp announced its disinterest in BlackBerry APIs: Facebook has followed the lead of its subsidiary, and dumped native support for the ailing smartphone-maker.…
Facebook has decided to cease supporting the BlackBerry 10 and BlackBerry OS platforms. The company has chosen to discontinue its essential APIs for BlackBerry, effectively breaking the existing app. Earlier this week, the company updated the official BlackBerry Facebook app that replaced the native app with a simple web interface. Show More Summary
It looks like the compulsory update to BlackBerry’s Facebook app would bring with it a transformation, that it would now be turned into a link to the web version of the site. Basically, when the 31st of March rolls around, then owners of the BlackBerry 10 or a BlackBerry OS handset will have to go through the mandatory update. Show More Summary